Individual Species Full Trays Available!

Chris Stumvoll birds, milkweed, Plants, Pollinators, Sales, wildflowers

MNL is excited to introduce a new way to easily add Minnesota native wildflowers and grasses to your property.  For the first time ever, we’re offering individual species full trays for off-season preordering.  Each tray includes 36 XL plugs of the species of your choice at a lower price point than our regular plant kits or Build-A-Kit tray options.    …

Project Planning – How-to Seed and Plant your project

Bre Bauerly Plants, Prairies, Seed Mixes, tips

  Are you considering starting a new space with local origin native seed or plants?! Or converting an existing garden or open space?   We know getting started can be the hardest part! MNL’s team has put together this short video with advice for preparing, planting, and beyond. Still need help? You can always reach us at or on …

MNL Product Catalog

Bre Bauerly Plants, Sales, Seed Mixes

Have you had a chance to check out MNL’s comprehensive Product Catalog with our Native Plant and Seed offerings. Most of these options are available in our online store, but we do also offer wholesale pricing for contractors, government offices, state or federal employees, and more!  

Winter Seed Stratification

Bre Bauerly Plants, Seed Mixes, tips

Seeding pots and trays is our focal point in the beginning of a new year, this needs to be done early so different seeds can grow to their own specifications. Stratification is a fundamental process to encourage plants to grow, and each species has it’s own unique preferences. Stratification is a process of placing either wet or dry seed in …

New Year, New Plants

Bre Bauerly Plants

We are kicking off the new year with many plans and preparations  for the MNL greenhouses! Very soon we will fire up the heat, and begin growing the first of our 2022 plant inventory.   Over the next couple of months, our production employees begin seeding trays of various species to begin our 2022 inventory. We have a very specific …

MNL is developing a new Partnership and Fundraising Program!

Bre Bauerly birds, Plants, Pollinators, Prairies, Sales

MNL is preparing to debut a new partnership program to promote the use of native plants and seed mixes on various landscapes across the Midwest! This partnership program will allow counties, cities, private businesses, non-profit groups, and more to host their own native plant and seed sales by way of a pre-order form! The plants would then be scheduled for …

Selecting Native Plants and Seed for Your Property – Growing Zones

Bre Bauerly Plants, Pollinators, Prairies, Seed Mixes, tips, wildflowers

Many gardeners are used to shopping for those hardy perennial plants according to their growing zone. We have such a unique set of challenges with growing and overwintering plants in Minnesota and the Midwest. Something a lot of people don’t know is that native plants, don’t go by zone – they go by historical range data. So instead of assigning …